"Calling @AIannucci. Give it up mate. They're doing a better job."
Ed Miliband tweets his reaction to the breaking news from Sky's David Blevins that "DUP has NOT yet reached any agreement with the Tories. Sky sources: Downing Street issued the wrong statement in error".
However, as amusing as this is, coming from a politician, it's not exactly a revelation to point out that anything Armando Iannucci and the writers behind The Thick Of It could cook up is no match for what seems to be happening on both sides of the Atlantic on a daily basis.